Detroit Mayor David Bing has fired the city's police chief, James Barren, who had been on the job less than a year, the Detroit Free Press reports. The move comes two days after the department acknowledged it undercounted 2008 homicides.
QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group has announced that
the Walnut Creek (Calif.) Police Department has purchased and taken
delivery of a new Generation IV Talon EOD/CBRNE robot. Walnut Creek’s
Talon is specially equipped for scenarios frequently encountered by
police Bomb Squads as well as being able to respond to scenes that may
involve other types of hazardous material or devices.